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following on this program. in nigeria, police now confirm a total of 276 girls were kidnapped by islamic extremists 17 days ago more than originally thought. some of the girls managed to escape, but there is still no sign of 223 of them who were taken by a group linked to al-qaeda called boko haram. the nigerian people are demanding the government does something about the girls. >> it is shocking that our government has not even made any official statement. all we keep hearing are lies, we need to hear the truth. >> getting the girls back will not be easy, a source says they believe the girls are not together anymore and many have been moved across the border to serve as sex slaves. the fear is that boko militants would kill them if security forces approached. another force told me that nigerian army is so afraid of fighting boko haram in the middle part of the country that they literally draw lots to see who gets sent to fight them. they say the brazenness that they operate with is unprecedented levels. the state department says they have not been asked for help. does it matter that the
away from their school in nigeria. 276 are still missing. heather, this story is practically unglues me it's so awful. >> everyone in the capitol is distraught. >> what's the latest. do they even know where these girls are? whether they're alive? is this ransom for real? >> i don't know about the ransom. we have gotten reports from the field about ransom requests and also the militants actually trying to sell the girls for wives for as little as $12. but all of those report unconfirmable. the latest is now the number of girls is growing. originally we were told it was 129 girls kidnapped. now they're saying it was almost 300 and most of them are still missing. >> how were they kidnapped? out of a dormitory in the middle of the night? >> no, apparently these girls were all in school. and the militants came to them dressed in uniform and told them there was going to be an attack. and this area is very volatile. it would be very easy for them to believe there would be a >>> with the exception of two who were reportedly killed by snake bites, but there's no photographs or details or actual
difficult time for me. >> the insecurity is getting worse in nigeria. these are the parents of more than 200 teenage schoolgirl still missing after being abducted last month. they're probably being held by the same islamist extremist group. their relatives are angry the government has not done enough to rescue the girls. at the bomb site, forensic teams have come to help with the investigation. feeling vulnerable, many want to know what is being done to prevent another attack. this is all happening in a very worrying a time. to holde city is due the world economic forum next week with heads of state coming from all over the world. with relentless violence in the remote northeast and a bomb blast, perhaps it's time for everyone to admit the extent of the crisis in nigeria. will ross, bbc news, abuja. >> nigeria's government under pressure. as violence flared in nigeria, the scale of conflict in south sudan is gaining international attention. fighting has largely broken down on ethnic lines. they have left thousands dead stop it has led to the comparisons to the rwandan genocide. u.s. secretar
or the hysteria if that was happening in your town. but since it's happening in nigeria, the world doesn't seem to care very much. and to me, that's absolutely outrageous. >> it's a terrible tragedy. but i hope all of you will keep them in your prayers this weekend. >> absolutely. >> let's check on our fire back results. do you agree with the seattle mayor that the minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour? right now 54% of you say yes. 46% say no. you should be really happy. >> you actually kind of for it and it turns out you're not. i want to thank you, barbara lee and andy harris. the debate will continue online at cnn.com/crossfire as well as face book and twitter. from the left, i'm van jones. >> from the right, i'm newt gingrich. join us next time for another edition of "crossfire." "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> next breaking news, donald sterling speaks out. what he is saying about his alleged mistress v. stiviano tonight. plus, who is the woman behind the visors? one of her friends speaks to "outfront." >>> and a massacre thwarted. pipe bombs, guns, pyrotechnic chemic
people. nigeria's government following the kidnapping of hundreds of school girls. yvon ndege has report. >> initially the unministry said 129 girls were being kid nached. but immediately -- kid flapped. latest development the police say no in fact more than 300 girls were taken away and 276 remain missing. now reason for this confusion at least on the police's part, they say is because there were students attending the school who were only there for exams and they're not normally there, hence the inquiries in the numbers. also there are different agencies trying to resolve the assistant. you have the police -- incident. you have police, you have the military, family and parents, and all of them are coming up with different figures as to how many girls were abducted and how many were rescued. one civil rights organization say they have been taken over the border to cameroon and chad, some of them have been forced into marriage, some have been sold for as little as $12 u.s. no verification of these theories. >> killed 11 muslim settlers the attack is believed to be part of an ongoing feud
in nigeria over the abduction of more than 200 girls from their school, a look at efforts to halt widespread killing in south sudan and we travel to senegal where young boys pursuing an education are forced by their teachers to beg on the street. >> they sleep on cement or dirt floors, dozens to a room. and for boys who don't make their daily quote, the punishment can be brutal. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the government of ukraine launched a major military operation today against pro-russian separatists in the east. their target was slovyansk, and ukraine's president reported many insurgents were killed or wounded-- but not without cost
they change the cia talking points? maybe, maybe not. in the end, there are 225 women missing in nigeria, little girls. there are endless numbers of friendly fire incidents me finish. >> did you jump to the d block? >> let me finish what i think. hillary clinton said we know islamic radicals kill these people, what difference does it make anymore? >> because they covered it up. if they did it before, they will do it again. >> every administration covers up things. >> should they cover up because it makes the president look bad? >> who cares? who cares? average american is not saying, gee, i wonder what happened with benghazi. go after the fbi, go after all the things we're talking about. we've overkilled this. the republicans are using this for political reasons. not that they don't care about four people dead, do you think it would be in a committee -- >> if you were admitting that this was used to win an election. >> that didn't win an election. it was a piece of winning an election. >> i'm sorry. it was part of him wing. >> it was the flour in the batter. >> if you look at incumbent h
in a ride-along. >>> nigeria admits dozens more girls may have been kidnapped from a school an originally thought. >>> mexico's government is trying to disarm vigilante groups that have been battling drug cartels. they want the vigilantes to re-organise and join government forces. we rode along with vigilantes and experienced first hand the power they wield. >> reporter: we are here to meet a wealthy farmer. he left his arch ards four months ago to coordinate vigilantes. i wanted to know why. >> many of the leaders are businessmen. they own lime or advocardo plantations. others are fieldworkers or returning migrants. some of them are professional mercenaries. we followed the group as they patrol the area. it was clear how much authority they have gained here. on the road they forced this state prison van to stop. >> reporter: they believe some state employees have been trying to get the cartel members out of the town. >> the policemen put up no resistance. >> they were clear to drive on of the the power dynamic was obvious. these sorts of scenes are going on all over the area. government
that this happened to 230 teen girls in nigeria. their moms and dads have been demanding that the government help bring their girls home to little effect. it became a social media event throughout the world. >> reporter: the streets of nigeria are teaming with protesters. furious that their government isn't doing more to find close to 200 school girls kidnapped in the dead of night. >> i'm a young mother. i can't imagine any mother going through this. it's disheartening. it's shocking. >> reporter: militants with the group boko haram kidnapped the girls. it was designated a terrorist group by the u.s. government last november. forced on to trucks, the armed men originally took 230 girls into a dense forest along the nigerian border. this young girl was among a few dozen who managed to escape. >> translator: my friends and i jumped from the vehicle and ran back home because we realized they don't look innocent to us. >> reporter: there are some 200 girls in captivity with reports that they have been forced to convert to islam and have been sold as child brides for as little as $12 each. >> i would
real help. juxtaposes that any with the ambassador, ambassador sanders, is it a problem to nigeria, is it a problem of trafficking in c.a.r.? we haven't heard much about that. have peacekeepers been complicit in any way? just the other day we heard of all of those young girls and young women, students being trafficked by boko haram in nigeria ended in march is about it is people are frustrated, and those young girls were sold into slavery. abducted and now sold into slavery by boko haram. i'm wondering if anything like that is happening in c.a.r.? have there been any reports of trafficking, and are we all making sure that those peacekeepers that are deployed and will be deployed are properly vetted so they don't become part of the problem rather than part of the solution? my final question. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i think that the bigger macro issue is the impunity, rather whether it's a tribunal order one off of the icc. i think it's the message that it sends and the vehicle we choose i think, i think both vehicles will be useful because we do have the international aspect fro
to pay tribute to the presidency of the security council for last month and to our colleague in nigeria and her entire team. here we are once again, grappling with the ukrainian crisis. council isthis this unfortunate country is steeped in anarchy. ukraine, roofs are aggressively taking over cities. thatnot really a crowd supports this effort but just a few hundred demonstrators. heavy weaponry which excludes the possibility of any sympathetic members of the crowd, russian officers on local television, the taking of hostages. andof whom are being held allegations have increasingly been proven of forced disappearances. these thugs have refused to implement that agreement which was supposed to be the restoration of the ukrainian state on its own territory. and what is ukraine doing? after having shown great restraint that no other state inld've been able to show, the face of organized attacks, it was supported and justified by a neighboring country and decided to use its army and police against the armed groups which are establishing security at the expense of the people who do not suppor
for survivors in afghanistan after an entire village is buried by a land slide. confusion in nigeria as police reveal more girls were kidnapped than initially thought. >>> i'm barbara in europe. a new push by ukrainian troops to regain buildings controlled in the east. er >>> we start with that landslide in afghanistan which has buried an entire village in the country's north a local governor now saying up to 2,000 people could be missing. rescue teams are now at the scene. janna has more. >> reporter: the side of a mountain gone, and a whole village and its people buried, and the deputy governor says local rescue teams don't have the machinery they need to dig out those who may still be alive. they don't even have enough shovels. but help is coming. the un office said that nato troops are in touch with the afghan army. it said . . . officials say the landslide is caused by heavy rains that have effected five provinces. in the past week, flash floods have left at least 180 people dead. but the scale here is totally different and the mourning has already begun. there are also fears there may be
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
? >> mr. chairman, the atrocities prevention board met and looked at nigeria but there has been regular meetings >> they met on c.a.r? >> i can get back to you on that. >> we have not heard outcomes or recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they played because it was stood up with fanfare and there is a great deal of promise. is the promise being met? >> my colleague advised there has been at least one meeting on central africa. >> do you think the recommendations? >> i do not, but i will get back to you. >> it seems like important people like yourself should know what this group is recommending. we stand in brief recess. i have a number of other questions but the vote precludes that. brief recess and we will come back to the second panel and thank you so very much. [inaudible conversations] >> i want to apologize for our witnesses for that delay. we did have a series of vote and there was no way we could cut that shorter. i would like to start with the second panel and start with scott campbell who is the catholic leader in africa. joining crs he has correspondor food aid
tribute on behalf of the council to her representative of nigeria, for her service for the president of the council for the month of april 2014. i'm sure i speak for all members of the council in expressing deep appreciation to ambassador -- to the ambassador and her to mimetice deep skill in which they conducted the council's is this last month. the provisional agenda for this dated 13s a letter april, 2014, from the representative of the russian federation to the united nations, addressed to the president of the security council. the agenda is adopted. in accordance with the role 37 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the representative of ukraine to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. accordance with the rule 39 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the undersecretary general for political affairs to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will now two of the- of item agenda. i now give the floor to the gentleman. >> mr. president, members of the council, since we last met to discuss ukraine in april,
girls in nigeria. there were protests in new york today near the u.n., and we'll have more on that and what, if anything, the u.s. is doing to help. but we start with that joint news conference in front of the white house rose garden where president obama began with the jobs numbers and a few words on a devastating landslide and in afghanistan. both he and german chancellor angela merkel have tough questions on whether they can reach an agreement on stronger sakes against russia and whether they can bridge the divide between the u.s. and germany on nsa surveillance. president obama also faced a question from the international press about tuesday's botched oklahoma execution. on ukraine both leaders seemed amenable to the possibility of further sanctions that take direct aim at key sectors of the russian economy. sanction that is could potentially damage a sluggish european economy as well. president obama said it all depends on how deeply russia interferes with ukraine in the lead-up to its elections later this month. >> if, in fact, we see the disruptions and the destabili
an entire village is buried by a land slide. confusion in nigeria as police reveal more girls were kidnapped than initially thought. >>> i'm barbara in europe. a new push by
. and alarming new details about the kidnappings in nigeria. the number of girls kidnapped now higher than reported. >> our current system has gone very far awry... >> there's huge pressure on the police to arrest and find somebody guilty >> i think the system is going to fail a lot of other people. >> you convicted the wrong person >> i find that extraordinarily disappointing... >> to keep me from going to jail, i needed to cooperate. >> somebody can push you in a death chamber >> it's not a joke >> the system with joe beringer only on al jazeera america u >>> again, we are following breaking news out of afghanistan, at least 350 people have been killed in landslide according to the united nations. the fear is the number could grow into the thousands. the slide reportedly burying an entire village in the country's northeast. we're joined by phone now from a correspondent from kaboul. what do we know of the extent of the injuries and casualties. >> reporter: the slide is believed to be been caused by heavy rainfall, and in district [ inaudible ] bordering with china, and now local official
representative, get it passed. >>> still ahead, frustration mounting in nigeria over the lack of progress in finding dozens and dozens and dozens of kidnapped young girls. we're taking a closer look. what can the u.s., if anything, do about this? plus, the search for flight 370 soon begins a whole new phase. ♪ [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today...and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do about that... remodel. motorcycle. [ female announcer ] some questions take more than a bank. they take a banker. make a my financial priorities appointment today. because when people talk, great things happen. and this park is the inside of your body. see the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels to trap some carbs to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. metamucil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. >>> more t
over, this one in nigeria, the number of kidnapped school girls missing in the country has risen to 276, far higher than previous estimates. this week protesters have been demanding more government action as nigerian police update the number of escaped girls to 53. the terror network kidnapped more than 300 teen girls two weeks ago and reports say some have been forced into slavery or marriage for as little as $12. nigeria continues to be one of the top stories you mention most, we have a surprise winner in this week's poll for the most underreported story, school resegregation with 19% and those kidnappings in nigeria and atheism, got 56% of the vote. your humble d.j. has heard the request, stay tuned for more on the rise of atheism next week. >>> our call to action, this time we're looking at the special aspect of beauty standards. i speak with mel wimer a candidate for city council in new york who happens to be transgender. >>> the fact is i do respect the press and recognize that the press and i have different jobs to do. my job is to be president. your job is to keep me humble. fra
like to once again our gratitude to the presidency of nigeria for last month's efforts. i'd like to thank the undersecretary-general, mr. feldman, for his briefing on the situation in ukraine and recent events. madam president, to say that we're meeting a second time in a week once again to discuss the alarming situation in ukraine is a demonstration of the fact that this council has a responsibility to express itself. in the case of argentina, to reiterate our views about what is happening with regard to the bitter confrontations due to the escalation of tensions. news coming from slovanski would appear daily confrontations are reality and there is serious risk of spiral of violence with serious consequences for ukraine, the region and the international community. argentina condemns violent acts recorded in the east of ukraine and which have left the loss of human life in its wake. obviously the voices of members of this council have not been listened to or heard, nor the voice of the secretary-general or the international community. calling on all parties to work to calm the si
. the number of missing in nigeria is rising. the government now saying 276 girls are missing. kidnapped from their school last month, and that is much higher than first reported. officials still don't know where the girls are. >> reporter: there has been a lot of misinformation and confusion since this attack took place on the school on april 15th. initialally, let's remember the military said 129 girls had been on abducted but within hours they were contradicted by family and some of the schoolteachers who said it was 230 girls missing, and now this latest development, the police saying that in fact more than 300 girls were kidnapped and 276 are still missing why the confusion? the police say on their part there were some students who came to that school that it is for exams. and it is starred to say how many attended the school full-time and how many showed up just for exams. we have one civil rights organization claiming that the girls have been taken across the nigeria border into countries like cameroon and chad by their abductors. the same organization say ps that the girls -- some hav
to come, alarming new details about that kidnapping of the girls in nigeria. >>> and i'm robert ray live in louisville, mississippi where an ef-4 tornado have hit this area earlier this week. how will people move forward? we'll have that report right ahead. ♪ >> surprising new details about l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the 80-year-old is facing a serious disease. ♪ >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey. >> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland continues... only on al jazeera america >>> we have another angle of that incredible baltimore mud slide to show you. >> oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my god! >> as you can see an entire car dropping into the ra
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will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
their frustration on the streets of nigeria the issue was discussed with a senior delegation last night. chillingly, these abductions may not be the worst part of the story. now unconfirmed reports say the girls have been taken across the borders and sold into marriage with local militants. >> thank you. some of the most prestigious colleges are among dozens under scrutiny. the department of education named 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault claims including harvard, uc berkseley ohio state and florida state. >> rikki klieman is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> how significant is this and why now? >> i think it's highly significant. and why now, i think what's finally happened is the u.s. government has said enough is enough. we've heard it with the drum beat about sexual assaults in the military it's been a constant headline and now the same thing is happening on college cap pusmpuses one in five women sexually assaulted, one in 16 men sexually assaulted. it's a culture. activists have said to the government enough is
. pro-russian gunmen shoot down a helicopter. anger and confusion in nigeria, police admit the number of kidnapped schoolgirls is 276, much higher than originally claimed. dozens killed by air strike at a market in syria's largest city. and jerry adams is held for a second day under one of the most notorious murders of the troubles. >>> but first two helicopters have been shot down during a ukrainian crackdown by pro-russian rebels. the anti-terror depreciati depreciation -- operation has inflamed tensions. jonah hall has more. >> reporter: video posted on the internet pur ports to show what the residents of slaviansk and the pro-russian separatists woke to at dawn. the ukrainian army launched what it described as large-scale anti-terrorist operation. the apparent objective for now, to form a blockade around the city. some separate advertises said they were ready to fight. >> translator: i will fight with whatever i have. it's not a rifle, but i'll fight with my hands and strangle them so they won't mess with my land. >> reporter: the ministry of defense confirms that two ukrainian he
down the world. bill: the point. this group in nigeria frankly has seen very little media attention is downright brutal. thank you for your time. >> thank you. martha: bill o'reilly going up the media for what he says mostly ignoring the benghazi scandal. >> a scandal, that is proof the american press is dishonest. martha: coming up we will be base that. bill: and saying u.s. forces should have gotten th benghazi o save the lives of four americans who died that night. colonel ralph peters on that. >> even if you do not think there is one chance in hell you connect to those americans you try, you go after them. our military is put on a short leash. martha: we have some breaking news for you. the house oversight committee chairman darrell issa has issued a subpoena for john kerry to testify before congress about the ins and outs of the benghazi documents, 40 some of which have had some light shed on them this weekend brought a whole lot of attention back to this benghazi story. requiring john kerry to appear before the committee to answer the question at a public hearing on may 21. th
area after 200 girls were kidnapped two weeks ago. thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand their government do more to bring back our girls and the teen girls were kidnapped from their school dorm by islamic extremists and some reports claim they were sold into slavery, and a nigerian born is working hard from his san jose office and wants the congressman to spread the word that the unmust get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer and intervention to milk them accountable. >> there are 30,000 nigerians in the bay area and members of the nigerian association are planning a rest in newark tomorrow. >> the rolling stones are facing pressure to pull out of the their first ever show in israel coming from founding members of pink floyd who feel israel is violating the human rights of minutes. they compared playing there as the same as performing in south africa before apartheid was lifted. they have not responded. >> trading is underway on wall street and investors are react to the prim jobs -- to the april jobs report with the dow up 34 points and still over the 16600 mark.
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running campaign of terror by the group who want to create an islamic state in nigeria. over 1500 people have died this year as a result of their attacks. >> renewed warnings south sudan's conflict could ascend into genocide. they come from the u.s. secretary of state. he has arrived in the fledgling state. john kerry made renewed threats of sanctions and raised hopes more peacekeeping forces could be deployed to halt the bloodshed. he was speaking on thursday after holding talks with foreign ministers from ethiopia, uganda, and kenya. >> there are very disturbing indicators of the kind of ethnic tribal, targeted, nationalistic killings taking place that raise serious questions. were they to continue in the way they have been going could present a serious challenge to the international community with respect to the question of genocide. it is our hope that could be avoided. >> just coming in on the newswire more recent comments by john kerry speaking in south sudan. he says the south sudanese president has committed to take steps towards ending violence in the fledgling state. more as we
girls were kidnapped two weeks ago. thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand the government do more to bring back the teen girls home. they were kidnapped from the school dom by islamic extremists. some reports claim they were sold into slavery or as wives. a nigerian born local man is working from san jose and wants congressman to spread word through washington, dc, that the united states must get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer. we want an intervention. >> there are 30,000 nigerians in the bay area and members of the nigerian association are planning a profit tomorrow. >> in south korea reports of a subway train plowing into another train in seoul while stopped. 170 felt pain after the accident and 32 were taken to the hospital. no word on the cause of the accident. passengers ignored an announcement telling them to stay in place. the accident comes when south koreans are criticizing the government for lax safety practices which they feel led to the sinking of the ferry that left 300 people dead or missing. >>> people in numerous communities are dealing with floodi
traction in nigeria after 200 were kid were thatted two weeks ago. we report from the south bay. >> thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand the government do more to bring 234 teen girls home. they were kidnapped two week ago from their school dom by islamic extremists, some reports claim they were sold into slavery or as wives. >> this should be stopped. >> the nigerian-born is working hard from the san jose office. he wants the congressman to spread the word through washington, dc, that the united states must get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer and want an intervention. >> few updates are coming from the nigerian government causing a firestorm on social media. the bring become our girls campaign is supported by singers mary j.blige and chris brown. >> and a barber shop in san jose, the kidnappings is all the customs talking about. >> i don't think the federal government is doing enough. >> there are 30,000 nigerians living in northern california and members of the bay area nigerian association are planning a protest this saturday. >>> people in numerous c
with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
in the northeast. the plight of 200 missing schoolgirls uppermost in people's minds. really here in nigeria there are people angry with the government. maybe they should be angry with successful governments. spending here has doubled over five years and stands at $6 billion a year. people are wondering why they don't feel safer now. >> will ross in the nigerian capital after the car bombing. >>> 18 people have died in separate car bombs in two villages in the village of hamh. 11 children are amongst the dead. the attacks took place in the government controlled cities. >>> police in the philippines have arrested dozens of suspects linked to the online blackmail. alleged the suspects persuaded people to expose themselves in front of web cams or send explicit material online. they threatened to send that to relatives unless a payment was made. >>> toronto's mayor is starting a 30 day treatment course as police investigate a new video that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine. rob ford announced wednesday he would leave the re-election campaign to get help for substance abuse. >>> now you
will leave it there and many thanks for joining us. to nigeria where a bomb blast killed at least 19 people, it's the second attack in two weeks and happened close to the site of a similar explosion at a bus station last month in which 75 people were killed. and evon reports. >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a check point manned by soldiers and police, a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to hospit hospital. >> in brother was standing with me. >> reporter: they were stopping something like this happening and there may be questions about how such an attack could happen under their noses. two weeks ago a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact same place killing 75 people. the leader takes responsibility for the attack at the bus station in the video and in it he challenges the government to go after his group. >> translator: we are right within your city and you don't even know how to find us. >> reporter: hours before this latest blast the government told al jazeera it has a situation under control. t
. >> from the bbc russian service# thank you. >>> now to nigeria in abuja. it's rocked by deadly i violence. an explosion has killed 19 and injured 60 more. that's according to the director of the country's emergency management about say. the car bomb targeted a bus station in the same place struck by a car bomb last month that killed 70 people. the i lammist group boko haram claimed responsibility. they are thought to be behind the 230 schoolgirls missing in the north of the country. the bbc has been to the seen of the blast. >> reporter: for theáuw&z cleanp after the bomb blast down here, the debris of this powerful explosion. if you come over this way, you can see the wreckage of some cars that were exploded during the blast. police officers here as well as the military and all sorts of people here really wondering why on earth this place is targeted again the second time in less than three weeks. if we move the camera over this side, that areañbuo# over there the bus station. that's where the bomb exploded killing more than 70 people. we don't know if this was boko haram. they said th
kidnapped girls if nigeria. happened twoa girls getting involved. is lisa has the story from the south bay. the. >> thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand the government do more to bring 234 teenager girls home. they were kidnapped two weeks ago from the school d%rm by islamic extremist. some reports claim the girls were sold into slavery or as wives. >> if tonight we want this if to be stopped. >> nigerian born is working hard from the san jose office. he wants congressmen honda to spread the word through washington. that the u.s. must get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer and intervention and be accountable. >> the a nigerian government is causing a fire storm on social media bring back our girl campaign supported by singer mary j blige and chris brown. at this barber shop in san jose the kidnappings are all nigerian customers talk about. >> i don't think the nigerian government, federal government is diagnose enough. >> more than 30,000 nigerian living in northern california and members of the bay area nigerian association are planning a protest in newark, this
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a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
the other day we heard of all of those young girls students being trafficked in nigeria because people are so frustrated. and those young girls were sold into slavery. abducted and sold into slavery. and i'm wondering if anything like that is happening. have there been any reports of trafficking and are we all making sure that the peacekeepers that are being deployed are vetted so they are able to be a part of the solution. >> thank you, mr. chairman. on the question about this, the bigger macro issue is the impunity. whether it is a tribunal where the icc, think it is the message that it sends in the vehicle that we choose. and i think that most vehicles will be useful because you do have this international.and you're right on the number of convictions and at least it brings an international zeroing in as well as you could probably do this as well. but i think it is a question of impunity. i haven't heard acerbically on trafficking. but let me just say that i would not surprise if that is also an underlying issue that is going on. if it hasn't started, there is always the potential in
to juva to talks to try to end the fighting in south sudan. >>> 12 are killed in nigeria's capital in an explosion. >>> most of these students are boys - where are the girls? we follow up on promises of equal education in china. >>> ukraine's interior minister says a pilot has been killed after pro-russian separatists fired anti-aircraft missiles at kiev forces in slovyansk. earlier the government was trying to retake the town of slovyansk. gunfire and blasts could be herd there. we go to donetsk. what are you hearing about the events, jonah? the referee: well, over the last few hours >> reporter: well, over the last few hours it's been what has been heard, the minister posted on facebook in the last few hours, as he's want to do, suggesting that the operation was launched, an anti-terrorist part of a phase that has been going on for the last few weeks now. at 4:. 30 this morning, aimed at the roadblocks on the city of slav. his suggestion that nine checkpoints are under the control of ukranian forces. in the process two helicopters are down, one shot down, one suffering an em
economy in africa. your growth rate relative to what nigeria is expecting, do will be falling behind the rest of the continent? >> historically, you have established a new economic base. it is about the sophistication -- also the sophistication of the business enterprises that we have. for -- whereas the number itself might attest to one set of issues, if one looks at the economic base and economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner it in which their backs are penetrated the african continent, whether it is mining services, financial services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you be remaining in this position after the election? >> you can ask the president that question. we are joined now from johannesburg with more on her conversation. just a few days ago, we are seeing money of strike activity taking place in south africa. what does all that tell us about the state of the south african economy right now? >> we talk about a strike action in the country, 70,000 miners are currently on strike. it is the longest eve
their case. >>> also, huge crowds march in nigeria's biggest cities. what they say police should be doing instead of watching over protests like this. stay with us. >>> at least nine people are dead, almost a dozen injured after a bus station bombing in nigeria. this happened in the capital just as workers were returning home from the may day holiday. no one's claimed responsibility but the attack happened 100 meters from where another blast killed 71 people last month. the islamist group said it was behind that bombing. the bombing comes as nigerians demand action in the kidnapping of 230 school girls more than two weeks ago. huge crowds like the ones you're seeing here marched through the streets of lagos all demannig that they do more. the school principal said 43 have escaped from their kidnappeders but 187 is still missing. one of the protestors says the government has to step up. >> it's very disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us are being held captive somewhere and just because of the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical and it's g
girls if nigeria. happened two week ago and now the bay area girls getting involved. is lisa has the story from the south bay. the. >> thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand the government do more to bring 234 teenager girls home. they were kidnapped two weeks ago from the school d%rm by islamic extremist. some reports claim the girls were sold into slavery or as wives. >> if tonight we want this if to be stopped. >> nigerian born is working hard from the san jose office. he wants congressmen honda to spread the word through washington. that the u.s. must get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer and intervention and be accountable. >> the a nigerian government is causing a fire storm on social media bring back our girl campaign supported by singer mary j blige and chris brown. at this barber shop in san jose the kidnappings are all nigerian customers talk about. >> i don't think the nigerian government, federal government is diagnose enough. >> more than 30,000 nigerian living in northern california and members of the bay area nigerian association are planni
the fighting in south sudan. >>> 12 are killed in nigeria's capital in an explosion. >>> most of these students are boys - where are the girls? we follow up on promises of equal
at nigeria and burundi but there have been regular meetings and we have been working hand-in-hand to -- >> and cir? >> i haven't seen the agenda for all the meetings but i can get back to you. >> we certainly haven't heard any outcomes documented or recommendations from them. i'm just wondering what role they play. as i said my opening is certainly has a great deal of promise and is the promise being met? >> mr. chairman i apologize. my colleague justifies there has been at least one apb meeting on central african republic. >> do you know with the recommendations were? >> i do not that i will get back to you. >> is seems people like yourself should at least know what this group is recommending. thank you. we stand in brief recess and i have a number of other questions but the vote includes that. a brief recess and then we'll come back to her second panel and thank you so very much [inaudible conversations] >> the subcommittee meeting will come to order and i want to apologize to our distinct witnesses for the delay. we did have a series of votes and there was no way the cu
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